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News for Jamaica

Jamaica Looking To Benefit From Green Climate Fund

The Government has taken steps to ensure that Jamaica derives significant benefits from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), which has been established to support the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.This was disclosed by Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation,...

Climate Literacy A Must, Says EFJ

This year’s Earth Day theme, Environmental and Climate Literacy, seemed especially appropriate. After the devastating floods in several parishes on Earth Day, a number of activities planned for the day were postponed. And as the rains persisted, the message was very clear: We need to learn...

Jamaicans Called To Action As Island Ratifies Paris Agreement

With the ink barely dry on Jamaica’s ratification of the historic Paris Agreement, Jamaicans have been reminded of the need for deliberate and coordinated action, toward the island’s climate-resilience agenda. “As a country, climate change affects us all in a big way more intense storms and...